Culinary Math

for the Culinary Arts

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  • Mark Up Triangle solved for C and r

    In the 1980's, Michael Scott opened and managed three restaurants in New York called The Great American Health Bar. After completing his Master degree in Computer Science he taught and consulted in Japan, New York and Pennsylvania. He currently teaches at The Art Institute of Philadelphia.

    This course is designed for anyone interested in understanding the math necessary to manage the creation and costing of food prepartion. This includes basic math skills, proportions and ratios, converting from US to metric, APQ, EPQ, APC, EPC, through recipe costing. From soup to nuts.

    Guest access is enabled while we build this course. However, guest access is limited to lecture materials. Quizes, Forums and News are unavailable as a guest. Please feel free to test drive as we fold in more lessons and quizes. If you have any questions or comments or would like a user account, you can contact us at

    Kind regards.

    Michael Scott

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Culinary Math Video Clips
by System Administrator - Sunday, 13 April 2014, 08:58 PM

Go to to see our Culinary Math video collection. We use a Wacom tablet and voice to explain concepts. We will fold them into lessons to create the proper context and progression to help you learn.

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by System Administrator - Tuesday, 30 July 2013, 12:26 PM

We are in the process of creating this site with lessons, quizzes and tests. So quizzes are adaptive, which means you can learn from mistakes in real time. The tests are non-adaptive and will record a score. You need a score of 75 to move to the next set of lessons.